Except as otherwise provided, the regulations of the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency set forth in Appendix A to 40 CFR Part 127
incorporated as part of this chapter and 9VAC25-870.
In all locations in this chapter and
9VAC25-870 where Appendix A to 40 CFR Part 127
is incorporated by reference,
the following additions, modifications, and exceptions shall amend the
incorporated text for the purpose of its incorporation into these regulations:
The department shall be the initial
recipient as defined in 40
identified by EPA in 81 FR 62395
(September 9, 2016). The department will be
the initial recipient for all NPDES data groups except for the sewage
sludge/biosolids annual program reports (40 CFR Part 503
) as Virginia is not
authorized for the federal biosolids NPDES program.
2. NPDES-regulated entity shall be the same
as VPDES-regulated entity.
authorized NPDES program shall be the department for those NPDES program
components for which EPA has granted the state authorization.